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Author McMurray, Robert G.

Title Concepts in fitness programming / Robert G. McMurray.

Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, c1999.


Physical description 301 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series CRC series in exercise physiology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Basic Physiological Concepts -- Ch. 2. Health Risks and Exercise -- Ch. 3. Methods of Exercise Testing -- Ch. 4. Measurements of Body Composition -- Ch. 5. Flexibility, Warm-Up, and Cool-Down Exercises -- Ch. 6. Principles of Aerobic Fitness Training -- Ch. 7. Strength-Training Techniques -- Ch. 8. Low Back Pain and the Effects of an Exercise Program -- Ch. 9. Contraindicated Exercise -- Ch. 10. Fitness Equipment -- Ch. 11. Exercise Leadership and Motivation -- Ch. 12. Exercise in Special Populations -- Ch. 13. Medications and Exercise -- Ch. 14. Care and Prevention of Exercise-Related Injuries -- Ch. 15. Civil Liability in Fitness Programming -- Ch. 16. Cardiovascular Disease: Etiology and Risk Reduction -- Ch. 17. Nutrition for Optimal Health and Performance -- Ch. 18. Principles of Weight Management -- Ch. 19. Stress Management -- App. A. Fitness Testing and General Exercise Guidelines -- App. B. Body Composition -- App. C. Exercise Circuit.
Summary Concepts in Fitness Programming presents comprehensive material about various aspects of exercise testing and prescription in a simple, straightforward manner. Intended for individuals who design exercise and fitness programs but who lack extensive background in fitness training, this book provides a wealth of knowledge beyond the basic "how to's" of fitness programming.
Subject Exercise.
Physical fitness.
ISBN 0849387140 (alk. paper)